Army Corps of Engineers embraces uncertainty in planning for climate change ~Jered Serbu, Federal News Radio

Leaders at the Army Corps of Engineers say the science is clear: The effects of climate change mean its vast network of civil works projects are going to have to stand up to weather events more severe than they’ve ever seen before, and those storms and droughts are going to be much harder to predict….

Levees.org’s Open-air Levee Exhibition and Garden

Dear Bruce, Please join me this coming Friday to view the final plans for Levees.org’s proposed Open-air Levee Exhibition and Garden.The exhibit & garden, intended for both residents and visitors, will be built at east side breach site of the London Avenue Canal in Gentilly.It was one of the worst during Hurricane Katrina nine years…

FEMA Modifies Flood Hazard Determinations

This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study…